Insights from BCC Research

Biodegradable Polymers: Market Trends You Need To Know—With Interview

Written by Sarah Greenberg on Jul 14, 2021 10:00:00 AM

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Topics: Plastics

An Ocean Cleanup Project You Need To Know Part 2

Written by Sarah Greenberg on Jul 27, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Recycled Ocean Plastics

Our last blog introduced you to the Benioff Ocean Initiative (BOI), an organization that works to ensure a healthy ocean for future generations through a wide variety of ocean cleanup projects.

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Topics: Plastics

An Ocean Cleanup Project You Need To Know Part 1

Written by Sarah Greenberg on Jul 24, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Ocean Plastics

In our last blog, we introduced you to several companies leading the ocean recyclable plastics market. A particularly successful organization is The Ocean Cleanup Project, headed by a team of Dutch scientists.

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Topics: Environment, Plastics

Recycled Ocean Plastics: Major Market Players

Written by Clara Mouawad on Jul 10, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Recycled Ocean Plastics

The abundance of trash in the ocean is a problem most of us, are aware of. While awareness is a necessary step in finding a solution, there are already many companies taking an innovative approach to this environmental issue.

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Topics: Plastics

2019 Plastic Research Review Report

Written by Clara Mouawad on Nov 22, 2019 10:00:00 AM

The plastic industry is shifting due to the growing awareness and demand of environmentally friendly and reusable material. Manufacturers have started to focus on bioplastics, as a way to both market themselves as planet-friendly while adhering to government regulation.

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Topics: Plastics

What You Need to Know About Self-Healing Polymers

Written by Clara Mouawad on Oct 30, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Self healing polymer

Self-healing polymers are an artificially developed polymer that are capable of repairing damage to a variety of building materials on their own, without the need of human intervention.

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Topics: Plastics, Chemicals

3 Things Driving the Flexible Green Packaging Market

Written by Sarah Greenberg on Sep 30, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Bioplastics-1The demand for bioplastic or green polymer packaging—material produced from biomass and/or material that is biodegradable—is on the rise and is expected to grow more than 7% annually through 2023.

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Topics: Plastics

Plastics Recycling: A Crash Course

Written by Sarah Greenberg on May 31, 2019 10:00:00 AM

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In 2017, about 140 billion pounds of plastic are recycled annually around the world and 60% were from post-consumer sources, i.e. waste from end consumers that was discarded and not made into another product. Examples include tissues, packaging, human and animal waste, and broken or outgrown items.

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Topics: Plastics

The Magic of Disappearing Plastics

Written by Allie Miszewski on Jun 18, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Biodegradable Plastic Utensils

Plastic – a material found within an abundance of everyday products ranging from water bottles to polyester clothing – is not going anywhere despite its massive presence in landfills, on the sides of roadways, and floating in oceans and lakes.

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Topics: Plastics

The History of Plastics and Plastics Additives

Written by Srinivasa Rajaram on May 7, 2018 11:00:00 AM

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Topics: Plastics